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Sagittal

Plane that separates the left and right side of the body

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Coronal/Frontal

Plane that separates the front and the back side of the body

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Transverse

Plane that separates the top and the bottom half of the body

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Superior

Towards the head

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Inferior

Away from the head

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Anterior

Toward the front side of the body

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Posterior

Toward the backside of the body

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Superficial

Toward the surface of the body

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Deep

Inside the body

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Lateral

Away from the midline of the body

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Medial

Toward the midline of the body

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Proximal

Toward the origin of the body

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Distal

Away from the origin of the body